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Newsletter

To sign up for the IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter please join our mailing list below.

 

The most recent editions of our Newsletter are:

February 2021 - Winter Edition

November 2020 - Autumn Edition

July 2020 - Summer Edition: A Green Recovery

April 2020 - Spring Edition: Land use & peatlands - a new policy arena

November 2019 - Winter Edition

July 2019 - Summer Edition

April 2019 - Spring Edition

February 2019 - Peat & Horticulture Edition *

December 2018 - Historic Environment Edition

October 2018 - Paving the way for peatland finance

 

*Correction note: As part of the iCASP programme, University of Leeds has been working with Moors For the Future Partnership and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to produce an interactive User Guide that provides an overview of methods available for valuing the benefits delivered by peatlands and evidence based on existing studies. 

 

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The Extraordinary Story of Peat and Carbon
New short animation explores the extraordinary story of peat and carbonExploring the extraordinary quantities of carbon locked up on millennial timescales within peatland…
February newsletter: winter edition
IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter: Winter Edition 2021Read the latest IUCN UK Peatland Programme newsletter.
The West Cavan Bog Association Site
Eyes on the Bog: The West Cavan Bog Association SitesTwo new Eyes on the Bog sites have been established by the West Cavan Bog Association, in Fartrin…
IUCN UK PP Conference
Reflections from the 10th IUCN UK Peatland Programme ConferenceThe 10th annual IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference was delivered online for the first time, with…
UK GHG inventory
Peatland addition to the UK GHG inventory adds 3.5% to national emissionsThe end of January saw the long awaited, formal inclusion of peatlands in the UK GHG emissions…
Peatland Code update
Peatland Code updateInterest in the Peatland Code continues to grow and the team are experiencing increased demand for…
Shetland Peatland Restoration
Getting out to the bog in ShetlandAn innovative solution to accessing a Peatland Restoration site in Shetland.
Heather burn (C) North Peninnes AONB
Defra announce plans to prevent burning of vegetation on protected blanket bog habitats.Today’s announcement from Defra that the government plans to bring forward legislation to prevent…
Deforested bog 2 years post treatment
ScottishPower Renewables winter 2021 peatland restoration activityScottishPower Renewables (SPR) have completed 1267ha of deforested bog restoration using their “…
Pre & post restoration
Microbial understanding of the resilience of peatland systems A series of workshops amongst peatland scientists, practitioners and policy makers held at the…
Volunteer group with newly built dry stone wall
Volunteer group and conservation organisations join forces to improve the health of local moorlandMoors for the Future Partnership has been working with Friends of Crompton Moor carrying out…
MFFP peat dams
Environment Agency working with Peak District partnership to slow the flow of water from the moorsIn its National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England, published in July…